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XFR Collective
by Larry Krone
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Video art by Larry Krone. The video depicts a man changing clothes and then leaving. AC/DC plays in the background. Transferred on 8/22/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
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Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Larry Krone, Changing, Video Art
XFR Collective
by Cara Perlman
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"Topless" is a fiction film made by Cara Perlman in collaboration Jane Sherry. It was broadcast by Colab TV on May 28th (year unknown). It was originally shot on Super-8 film and then transferred to 3/4" U-matic video. http://www.timessquareshowrevisited.com/accounts/cara-perlman.html Transferred by XFR Collective on 2014-04-08 from U-matic source.
Topics: XFR Collective, Cara Perlman, Jane Sherry, Colab TV, Super 8, U-matic
XFR Collective
by Tret Tierney
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TRET's Pratt Institute Animation Classwork
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Topics: XFR Collective, VHS
XFR Collective
by EVC
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Created by the Educational Video Center (EVC), this short documentary follows the daily lives of Letta and her two sons, who live in the Cumberland Mountains of Tenessee without running water or electricity. Transferred from U-matic source in 2015 by XFR Collective.
Topic: [XFR Collective, U-matic, EVC, documentary, Appalachia, Tennessee]
XFR Collective
by Felicia Telsey
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From the Felicia Telsey collection. Transferred by XFR Collective on 2014-04-17 from VHS (original format: Super 8mm film).
Topics: Felicia Telsey, XFR Collective, Super 8, VHS, Home movies
XFR Collective
by Lou Maletta, Guy Kettelhack
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Multiple interviews of Guy Kettelhack by Lou Maletta (founder of Gay Cable). Performance by Guy Kettelhack. Transferred on 8/25/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Lou Maletta, Guy Kettelhack, sex, gay, homosexuality, gay...
XFR Collective
by Potato Wolf
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On this episode of Cafe Oblique George [Schustavitch] performs songs and the group calls on all artists to join them in making floats for an upcoming protest for nuclear disarmament as well as an upcoming party for Potato Wolf. Cast includes Mike, Terry [Mohre], Carol, Alan [Moore], Mitch [Corber], George [Schustavitch], George [Shifini?], and Maryann Transferred by XFR Collective on 11/15/2022 from VHS source.
Topics: Potato Wolf, Lower East Side, New York City, nuclear war, protest, music
XFR Collective
by David White
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This video is part 2 of a home-made "horror film"/"blunt sexual comedy"/"epic satire of the most biting sort" in which a "raven-haired ingenue...is stuck in a loop of the same slasher-movie evening" filmed sometime in the early 2000's. It was conceived and directed by, shot, and stars David White on VHS. It was transferred on November 13, 2015 as part of XFR Collective's installation/residency at the 2015 MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival.
Topics: XFR Collective, XFR Collective at MIX 2015, VHS, Slasher, Sex, Comedy, Feature film, horror film
XFR Collective
by Potato Wolf
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Viewers are invited to shop at New York City's "#1 mail order fashion show, straight from the artists' studios." Clothes by each designer are modeled with prices for each item. This is followed by a tour of the Amore Store, a shop selling work by local artists which opened in soho during the Christmas shopping season. Transferred by XFR Collective on 11/20/2022 from VHS source.
Topics: public access television, fashion, fashion show, new york city, colab, collaborative projects,...
XFR Collective
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Naked men on a talk show, including artist Tret Tierney. 
Topics: XFR Collective, naked men, talk who, vhs, Tret Tierney
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Family tape, thanksgiving 1988. Digitized from a VHS tape in 2017.
Topic: [XFR Collective, family, holiday, thanksgiving]
XFR Collective
by Tret Tierney
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Party on Fire Island hosted by Mark & the "Ladies" of Gayvon. Transferred on 8/23/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
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Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Tret Tierney, gayvon, fire island, gay, queer, lgbtq, pool...
XFR Collective
by Taryn FitzGerald
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An experimental video exploring personal identity through a disconnect between sound and image. Transferred by XFR Collective from VHS on 9/15/2018 at Secret Project Robot.
Topic: xfr collective, VHS, experimental video, personal identity, Taryn FitzGerald, animation
XFR Collective
by White Plains Public Library
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Interview with Cab Calloway and Carol Heller in conjunction with the exhibition "Of Minnie the Moocher and Me" at the White Plains Public Library. Transferred from VHS by XFR Collective on 1/30/2019.
Topic: XFR Collective, White Plains Public Library, Umatic, interview, cab calloway, minnie the moocher,...
XFR Collective
by David White
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This video is part 1 of a home-made "horror film"/"blunt sexual comedy"/"epic satire of the most biting sort" in which a "raven-haired ingenue...is stuck in a loop of the same slasher-movie evening" filmed sometime in the early 2000's. It was conceived and directed by, shot, and stars David White on VHS. It was transferred on November 13, 2015 as part of XFR Collective's installation/residency at the 2015 MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival.
Topics: XFR Collective, XFR Collective at MIX 2015, VHS, Slasher, Sex, Comedy, Feature film, horror film
XFR Collective
by George Shifini
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On Nightmare Theatre, viewers are invited to call in to describe their nightmares which are then acted out live on public access television. This is the complete episode of a previously transferred tape (https://archive.org/details/XFR_2013-10-15_1A_09). Directed by George Shifini; Produced by Alan Moore; Crew: Mary McFerran, Mitch Corber, Maria Thompson, Christy Rupp, Dan Asher, Julie Harrison, Tim Burns, Mindy Stevenson & Brian Piersol; music by Carol Parkinson; Cast: Bradley Eros, Nancy...
Topics: potato wolf, nightmare, public access television, video collage, theater
XFR Collective
by House of Color
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In this piece, the House of Color various individuals share experienes as people of color and queer people of color in New York City and in America. House of Color (Robert Garcia, Wellington Love, Idris Mignott, Jeff Nunokawa, Pamela Sneed, Jocelyn Taylor, Julie Tolentino) is an ACT UP affinity group made up of queer people of color. Transferred from VHS by XFR Collective in 2015 in partnership with Julie Tolentino.
Topic: XFR Collective, U-matic, Prejudice, Racism, People of color, Sexuality, New York, America,...
XFR Collective
by Felicia Telsey
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Felicia Telsey's short animated film about space. Shooting stars are drawn moving toward planets. Audio contains a message of unity and hope for future space exploration. Transferred from VHS source by XFR Collective on 2014/4/14.
Topic: [XFR Collective, VHS, Animation]
XFR Collective
by Peter Cramer
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The H.E.A.L. (Health Education AIDS Liaison) Benefit at ABC No Rio, took place on March 23, 24, and 25 in 1988. It was a three day marathon of art exhibition, performance, dance, spoken word, and included a yoga session, and a panel discussion. Initiated by Gene Fedorko and collectively organized by: Peter Cramer Carl George Brad Taylor Jack Waters Video documentation taped by Peter Cramer (tape log identifying the participants to follow) H.E.A.L. BENEFIT ARTIST LIST Tom Chomont –...
Topic: xfr collective
XFR Collective
by Jim Hubbard
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Transferred on 8/21/2019 by XFR Collective from Hi8 during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum. Pride march in New York City, featuring RuPaul and members of organizations like Silence=Death, ACT UP and the New York City Anti-Violence Project.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, gay pride, march, protest, demonstration, pride march, 1990s,...
XFR Collective
by Potato Wolf
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Concept by Walter (Mike) Robinson. Viewers are invited to call in and describe their love stories to be acted out on a future show. Sketches, writing, music, and short films are performed in between calls. Transferred by XFR Collective on 11/11/2022 from VHS source.
Topics: Love, music, sketch, performance, video art, potato wolf, public access television
XFR Collective
by Bevin Branlandingham
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This is the very first piece of video art ever made by Bevin Branlandingham, created for a feminist video art class, in 1990, when she was a college student. The video was originally shot on VHS. It was transferred as part of XFR Collective's installation/residency at the 2015 MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival (November 11, 2015).
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, MIX 2015, Feminism, Student Films
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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High school students of the Urban Video Project in New York City trace the journey of African deities to the Americas while they were being transformed to blend with Western religions. These religions then became a controversial footprint in NYC of one of the legacies of the African Diaspora. Transferred by XFR Collective on 2/7/2022 from U-matic source.
Topics: high school, new york city, orisha, santeria, African Diaspora, Satellite Academy High School
XFR Collective
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XFR Collective
by Rick van Valkenburg
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A video magazine produced by Rick van Valkenburg and presented by Beatnicks from Space, reporting on the studio and store Neither/Nor. Description on the tape: "This video evokes the ambience of the far Lower East Side jazz and poetry hangout cum bookstore, a place where-until it was closed by a city department and the landlord-a wild scene flourished, a deep underground and exclusive scene, where only the aficionado and the habitue felt comfortable. This is what the real culture was like...
Topics: video, magazine, jazz, poetry, lower east side, new york city, 1980s
XFR Collective
by Craig Silver, Lynn Seeney
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Silver and Seeny's Art/Anti-Art featuring "A Bowery Sidewalk" by Lynn Seeney, with Music by Matt Tilton. From 1987 to 1993, artists Craig Silver and Lynn Seeney produced Downtown Tonight, a weekly arts-oriented public access TV show. They interviewed and profiled visual artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers and documented the cultural scene of New York's Lower East Side. They also presented original experimental video work. The videotaped programs were aired on Channel D on...
Topics: radio, video art, cars
XFR Collective
by Henry Coshey Linhart
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Bog Rushes , ETC Binghamton, 1978 - 4 min. This piece is from a four minute continuous shot from the primordial marsh at the headwaters of Cayuga Lake. Later at the Experimental Television Center in Binghamton I used an electronic switching device called a sequencer to switch between the camera shot and a totally black image and a camera shot of a black floor. This interrupted the original shot providing glimpses of the arrested grasses.   Onomato , with audio production assistance from Joshua...
Topic: xfr collective, hank linhart, joshua Fried, ETC, Experimental Television Center, Science Experiment...
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Digitized from a VHS tape in 2017.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Jozi Zwerdling, Teitelbaum, Thanksgiving, home movies
XFR Collective
by Ben DeSoto
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A series of news segments produced for WSTM Syracuse New York on Texas' death row and the victims in those cases. Filmed by Ben DeSoto. Transferred on 12/1/2019 by XFR Collective from MiniDV at the Indymedia 20th Anniversary Encuentro at the Rice University Media Center in Houston, Texas.
Topics: XFR Collective, MiniDV, indymedia, death row, ben desoto, news segment, wstm Syracuse,...
XFR Collective
by Phil Zwickler
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Unedited footage shot during the Artists Space/NEA controversy over the funding of the catalogue for “Witnesses Against Our Vanishing”. This was an exhibition curated by Nan Goldin. David’s essay, "Post Cards from America: X-Rays from Hell”, prompted the NEA to threaten to withdraw funding. David was feeling pressure—getting calls from the media (including Peter Jennings); and in a difficult, emotional discussion with Susan Wyatt (Executive Director at Artists Space) about how to...
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Topics: XFR Collective, Jean Foos, HIV, AIDS, NEA, Art, Health, Media, David Wojnarowicz, Phil Zwickler
XFR Collective
by XFR Collective
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Dr. Tape-Love or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Digitize my Analog Media , a zine created by XFR Collective with illustrations by Layne M. Bell and design by Ana Marie. If downloading the printable version, print double sided and flip on the short edge. Then fold at the center line and staple along the spine. 
Topics: xfr collective, zine, digitization, preservation, analog
XFR Collective
by Kathleen Laziza, William Laziza
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Several short videos featuring dance with visual effects created by  Kathleen Laziza and William Laziza Transferred by XFR Collective on 9/21/2022 from VHS source.
Topics: Kathleen Laziza, William Laziza, dance, video collage
XFR Collective
by New York Women in Film and Television
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Short New York Women in Film (NYWIFT) promotional video, interviews of celebrities taking part in a softball game. Includes short interviews with Sigourney Weaver, Glenn Close, Regis Philbin, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, and others about women in film. 00:03:40 B-roll footage (images) of the Bowery Savings Bank. Digitized from U-matic source by XFR Collective, March 9, 2015.
Topics: NYWIFT, U-matic, Baseball, New York Women in Film, Bowery Savings Bank, Feminism, celebrities
XFR Collective
by Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) & WITNESS
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Footage and interview with Rosemary Nelson, a solicitor representing the Garvaghy Road Residents’ Coalition, Northern Ireland. This video was recorded as part of a co-production between the WITNESS Project of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights and the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), Belfast, Northern Ireland. POLICING THE POLICE looks at the human rights issues surrounding the policing of parades of the majority unionist community during the 1995-1997 marching seasons....
Topics: WITNESS, Committee on the Administration of Justice, Northern Ireland, Rosemary Nelson, XFR...
XFR Collective
by Georges Atty
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Documentation of the '94 March and Pride '95 parades. Transferred on 8/21/2019 by XFR Collective from Hi8 during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, georges atty, gay pride, parade, march, 90s, 1990s, New York...
XFR Collective
by Elevator Repair Service
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Filmed performance at the Elevator Repair Service theatre. "Language Instruction profiles the late comedian Andy Kaufman in a suitably Kaufmanesque fashion. Elevator Repair Service often inhabits a universe where the ghost of Andy Kaufman—whose strange and remarkable career ranged from stand-up clubs to Taxi to the professional wrestling ring—would feel right at home. Language Instruction unwinds as a dynamic semi-narrative that puts a seemingly hapless Kaufman on stage with a team of...
Topics: XFR Collective, Performance documentation, VHS, Hi-8, Elevator Repair Service, Andy Kaufman
XFR Collective
by All Color News
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On this episode of All Color News, scenes from the New York City subway, Puerto Rican independence group FALN claims responsibility for recent bombings, rats are spotted in lower Manhattan meat markets, and clips from the 52nd Annual Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament [on Friday, March 10, 1978 at Madison Square Garden]. Contents described with the tape: "We Want Protection, Pay Us to Play, Subway Noir, FIRES, Bomb/Terrorist [def], Chinese Meat, Golden Gloves, Michael McCloud" ©...
Topics: puerto rico, subway, boxing
XFR Collective
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Wicked Messenger performed by Robert Appleton during the SoHo Performance Festival at Apex Gallery. Performers: Robert Appleton, Ursula Endlicher, Dean Heagle, Aki [last name unknown], Paul [last name unknown] Transferred on 8/25/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, SoHo, SoHo Performance Festival, apex gallery, Robert...
XFR Collective
by Clarity Haynes
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Lesbian Avengers Skate In protest which took place in the summer of 1993 in Fairfax Virgina. Filmed inside and outside of a roller rink. Shot partly by Ellie Walton (Clarity Haynes' sister). Transferred on 8/21/2019 by XFR Collective from Hi8 during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, hi8, lesbian avengers, roller skate, roller skating, fairfax...
XFR Collective
by Bevin Branlandingham
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This video depicts Bevin Branlandingham's stepmother's wedding, on November 17, 1990. The video was shot on a TDK brand VHS. It was transferred as part of XFR Collective's installation/residency at the 2015 MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival (November 11, 2015).
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, MIX 2015, VHS, Home movies
XFR Collective
by Gennadi Vladimirov
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Avant-garde art and jazz documentary piece directed by Gennadi Vladimirov. The video is apparently related to a visit by Soviet doctors and filmmakers to the Bangor Mental Health Institute in 1990, facilitated by music therapist Alan Wittenberg: https://archive.bangordailynews.com/1990/11/14/reception-to-welcome-soviet-visitors-to-bmhi/ Additional picture material shot in conjunction with this piece, and found on the end of the same videotape, can be seen at:...
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Gennadi Vladimirov, Alan Wittenberg, Perestroika, Soviet, mental health, art...
XFR Collective
by Jim Hubbard
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Transferred on 8/21/2019 by XFR Collective from Hi8 during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum. Pride march in New York City, featuring members of organizations like Silence=Death and the New York City Anti-Violence Project.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, gay pride, march, protest, demonstration, pride march, 1990s,...
XFR Collective
by Craig Silver, Lynn Seeney
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Street Posters / Marty the Poet / Chameleon Dancer From 1987 to 1993, artists Craig Silver and Lynn Seeney produced Downtown Tonight, a weekly arts-oriented public access TV show. They interviewed and profiled visual artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers and documented the cultural scene of New York's Lower East Side. They also presented original experimental video work. The videotaped programs were aired on Channel D on Manhattan Cable TV, which evolved into Manhattan Neighborhood...
Topics: xfr collective, public access television, art, dance, poetry
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Family tape, naming ceremony. Digitized from a VHS tape in 2017.
Topic: [XFR Collective, family, naming ceremony]
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Family tape, naming ceremony. Digitized from a VHS tape in 2017.
Topic: [XFR Collective, family, naming ceremony]
XFR Collective
by David Mandel
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Transferred on 8/23/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, David Mandel, drag queen, drag competition, drag, lip synch
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Video documentation of a family baby shower, including a clown show. Reformatted by the XFR Collective in 2017.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Home movies, Clowns
XFR Collective
by Joey Carducci
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Home movie film (Kodachrome, 8mm) of a family trip to Italy circa 1970 is edited with (hand-processed, Ektachrome, Super-8mm) footage from one of the same locations in 2003. Children play outside in the backseat of cars. Older adults walk around in the countryside and work in gardens. Film contains interstitial titles in English/Italian. A hand points to words in an English/Italian dictionary. STONE WELCOME MAT discovers and exposes formal imperfections of film as a metaphor for language and...
Topics: XFR Collective, XFR Collective at MIX 2015, MiniDV
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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High school students of the Urban Video Project in New York City curate an art exhibition in Soho focusing on black and latino artists. Transferred by XFR Collective on 3/29/2022 from U-matic source.
Topics: Satellite Academy High School, art, gallery, soho, new york city, high school, latino, black
XFR Collective
by Potato Wolf
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Moieties, 1984 (1983-1984) Central American Intelligence by Brian Piersol Pashion by Sal Frinzi, Music by Malaria untitled video by Mitch Corber untitled video by Gary Pollard Desperate for Heat by S. Guiliano Invaded by Bruce Tovsky Kids from Outer Space by Terry Mohre untitled video by Julie Harrison, drawings by Julie Harrison and Robert Kleyn The Realization by Robert Kleyn Transferred by XFR Collective on 11/9/2022 from VHS source. Alternate one hour edit. 
Topics: Video Art, soviet union, politics, animation, video collage
XFR Collective
by Felicia Telsey
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Compilation of 1991 and 1992 animation videos by Felicia Telsey, Kenna Doeringer, Jay Spica, Jason Peterson, and others at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. 0:08 - 1:55 "Dancing in the Dark" by Felicia Telsey 19:46 - 21:18 "No Hate in Space" by Felicia Telsey Transferred from VHS source by XFR Collective on 2014/4/14.
Topics: XFR Collective, Animation, VHS, 1990s, Felicia Telsey
XFR Collective
by Zwerdling Family
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Thanksgiving footage from 1985. Digitized from a VHS tape in 2017.
Topic: [XFR Collective, family, Thanksgiving]
XFR Collective
by RSVP Cruises
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Promo video for RSPV Cruises.  Transferred by XFR Collective on 9/2/2019 from VHS.
Topics: vhs, gay cruise, cruise, vacation, promotional video, promo, gay life, drag show, drag queen
XFR Collective
by Surry Opera Company
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Recital of "Fidelio" composed by Ludwig van Beethoven and performed by the Surry Opera Company in the Leningrad Philharmonic Hall. Conductor: Alexandr (Sasha) Kontarov, Orchestra: Klassika, Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, 1989/90, Soloists: Betsy Beatty, Sheldon Bisberg, Claude Dupuy, Gay Leitha Nichols, Walter Nowick, Tony Wiggam (pro from NYC), Charles Garmin, Victoria Brandt, David Denham, Oct 20 1988. Transferred by XFR Collective from VHS on July 22, 2017 in Surry, Maine....
Topic: XFR Collective, Opera, VHS, People to people diplomacy, Surry Opera Company, german opera, Fidelio,...
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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High School students of the Urban Video Project in New York City look at the growth of rap music in NYC. They interview artists and examine rap’s roots as a Legacy of the African Diaspora. Transferred by XFR Collective on 2/7/2022 from U-matic source.
Topics: Rap, Music, Hip Hop, Satellite Academy High School, new york city
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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High school students of the Urban Video Project in New York City look at the community of Harlem in the mid 1980’s as one of the Legacies of the African Diaspora. They learn about present aspects of Harlem and the threat of hostile outside developers. Transferred by XFR Collective on 2/17/2022 from u-matic source.
Topics: Harlem, gentrification, African Diaspora, Satellite Academy High School, new york city
XFR Collective
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Total Recall - A Robots Guide to Preserving Your Born Digital Media a zine created by XFR Collective with illustrations by Chris Nicols and Caroline Z. de Oliveira.  If downloading the printable version, print double sided and flip on the short edge. Then fold at the center line and staple along the spine. 
Topics: digital, xfr collective, zine, preservation, robot
XFR Collective
by Joan Jubela
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Produced program of interviews with various Nicaraguan residents about the positive impact of the Sandinista revolution and the destruction brought by American policies and the Contras.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Nicaragua, Sandinistas, Contras, Reagan
XFR Collective
by Community Television Network
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How to survive in Chicago as a teen Latina. Video instructor Raquel Torres and Youth Community TV Network.
Topics: XFR Collective, CTVN, Community Video
XFR Collective
by David Hirsh
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Interview with artist Geoffrey Hendricks by David Hirsch. [Filmed for The Archive Project of Visual AIDS.] Transferred by XFR Collective in 2018.
Topics: XFR Collective, interview, artist, The Archive Project, Visual AIDS, David Hirsch, gay, homosexual,...
XFR Collective
by Larry Krone
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Video art by Larry Krone. This video depicts a view of a bed of flowers on a city balcony overlooking a street with cars passing at various times of the dayand night. Sound alters between country music and ambient noise. Transferred on 8/22/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, HI8mm, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Larry Krone, Country music, Bellamy Brothers, Let Your...
XFR Collective
by Richard Sullivan
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Footage of people marching across Brooklyn Bridge to protest police brutality and demand justice for Amadou Diallo, and unarmed African man who was shot and killed by four police officers in the doorway of his Bronx apartment on February 4, 1999. Includes shots of protesters gathered in front of federal courthouse in Brooklyn, and protesters holding signs and banners marching on Brooklyn Bridge. Protesters include unions, church groups, community groups, and other diverse individuals. Many of...
Topics: Amadou Diallo, XFR Collective, VHS, march, racial discrimination, police violence, police...
XFR Collective
by Joan Jubela
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Video of an extended family's Hannakah party, hosted by a couple, Beth and Mirian, who interview their family members about how they define family.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Home movie, lesbian, Hannakah
XFR Collective
by Alan Moore
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Clips transferred to video from film and edited during the transfer. Alan Moore described the project as "my soap opera about artists' lives." Transferred by XFR Collective on March 7, 2022 from u-matic source.
Topics: Party, new york city, alan moore
XFR Collective
by KBOO Community Radio, Portland Oregon
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Interview with Patrick Rosenkranz about Underground Comix | Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution 1963-1975], their history, involvement with politics in the early 1950s, Kefauver committee, Robert Crumb, copyrights, and issues of ownership. Recorded by B. Schwam. Produced by Mat the Derby. Transferred from 1/4 inch audio tape on 7/16/2018 by XFR Collective at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO).
Topics: XFR Collective, 1/4" audio tape, comics, comix, underground comics, robert crumb, sexism,...
XFR Collective
by Elevator Repair Service
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From the collection of Elevator Repair Service. Transferred by XFR Collective on 2014-05-12 from VHS source.
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Topics: XFR Collective, Performance documentation, VHS
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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Students of the Urban Video Project on NYC’s Lower East Side look at two nearby schools which are starting urban gardens to enhance their community and curriculum. Transferred by XFR Collective on 9/14/2022 from u-matic source.
Topics: community garden, compost, new york city, Satellite Academy High School, high school, urban garden
XFR Collective
by Robert Appleton
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Robert Appleton performing Am I Blue. Transferred on 8/25/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, performance art, performance, VHS, robert appleton, lip sync
XFR Collective
by Larry Krone
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Video art by Larry Krone: a music video of two people performing the song "Islands in the Stream." Transferred on 8/22/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Larry Krone, Country music, Music video, Islands in the...
XFR Collective
by Craig Silver, Lynn Seeney
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Roughly edited episode of Downtown Tonight featuring an art opening for Art Guerra and Freddy The Dreamer. From 1987 to 1993, artists Craig Silver and Lynn Seeney produced Downtown Tonight, a weekly arts-oriented public access TV show. They interviewed and profiled visual artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers and documented the cultural scene of New York's Lower East Side. They also presented original experimental video work. The videotaped programs were aired on Channel D on Manhattan...
Topics: video art, freddy the dreamer, Art Guerra, public access television
XFR Collective
by Larry Krone
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Video art by Larry Krone. Transferred on 8/22/2019 by XFR Collective from VHS during the ARCH residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum.
Topics: xfr collective, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Larry Krone, music video, country music, Doug Stone, pine...
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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Satellite students respond to the AIDS crisis. Tape also included two music videos after the program, added here as a separate file. One video is Konpa "Z"  by Zshea. The other is not identified.  Transferred by XFR Collective on 9/29/2022 from VHS source. 
Topics: AIDS, teens, high school, new york city, pregnancy, Satellite Academy High School
XFR Collective
by The Urban Video Project
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Students from Satellite Academy High School on NYC’s Lower East Side hear about their history and the history of their classmates. Transferred by XFR Collective on  9/28/2022  from u-matic source.
Topics: Puerto Rico, migration, operation bootstrap, puerto rican, immigration, high school, new york city,...
XFR Collective
by Leslie Kaliades
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Three works of video art by Leslie Kaliades from the collection of Visual Aids. In these three videos, calming black and white imagery is accompaied by music composed and performed by Matt Ferraro and John Colombo. Transferred by XFR Collective in 2013 from VHS.
Topics: XFR Collective, VHS, Ambient music, Landscapes, Meditition, Spoken word
XFR Collective
by New York Women in Film and Television
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PSA for Manhattan Cable Television on using condoms. Digitized from U-matic source by XFR Collective, April 13, 2015.
Topics: NYWIFT, U-matic, condom, PSA, Manhattan Cable Television, commercial, public service announcement,...